Category: Social Media

Smartphone Premium Content: Are Users Willing To Pay For It?

A study done from the Yankee Group recently revealed that about 67 percent of Smartphone users would rather view ads to access premium content than pay for it. For tablet users, the study shows an increase to 73 percent. In…

“Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women” picked 13 from Media

Forbes released “The Top 100 Most Powerful Women” list which consisted of well-known female figures from celebrities to CEO’s. Of these, 13 were from the media industry. Oprah Winfrey placed number 13 on the list, and number one among the…

Pinterest Makes Navigation To Content Easier For Users

Pinterest has partnered with several brands, including eBay, Target, ModCloth, Sony and Netflix, to upgrade their pin formats to include more content. This upgrade will allow users to easily access the descriptive information on Pinterest’s website as well as their…

Yahoo! Buys Tumblr for $1.1 Billion

Yahoo! has announced the acquisition of Tumblr, including a personal statement from Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer on her Tumblr page promising “not to screw it up.” Tumblr’s home office will stay in New York and the founder David Karp will…